Journal Club

Join us for the AAMC Journal Club – we’ll agree, we’ll disagree, we’ll laugh, we’ll learn. Journal Clubs are a fun and interesting way to improve knowledge of current research, apply research and best practice models to nursing practice and discuss clinical issues.

The AAMC Journal Club is always held on the third Monday of the month, from 12-1pm in the 2nd floor conference room, South Tower.

At the next Journal Club…

Educational interventions to improve the meaningful use of Electronic Health Records: A review of the literature.
Monday, April 20, 2015
12-1 pm
2nd floor conference room, South Tower
Presented by Valerie Donaldson, MSN, RN-BC, CNOR, Clinical Informatics Specialist, Edwards Surgical Pavilion and Nursing Quality and Research

Electronic health records (EHRs) are increasingly available and this was expected to reduce healthcare costs and medical errors. This promise has not been realized because healthcare professionals are unable to use EHRs in a manner that contributes to significant improvements in care, i.e. meaningful. Learn more about meaningful use of the HER based on a literature review. Access the article here then join us for a lively discussion!

Journal Club Dates & Topics

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Archive: Journal Club articles

Mode of delivery and postpartum depression: the role of patient preferences (March 2015)

Preventing Central Line Blood Stream Infections (Jan. 2015)

Maintaining Normothermia (Nov, 2015)

Palliative Care in Advanced Cancer Patients: How and When? (Oct, 2014)

Mind-Body Stress Reduction in the Workplace (Aug, 2014)

Effects of Reiki on Anxiety, Depression, Pain, and Physiological Factors in Community-Dwelling Older Adults (June, 2014)

Monitoring Sedation in Patients Receiving Opioids for Pain Management (May, 2014)

Physician-ordered aerosol therapy versus respiratory therapist-driven aerosol protocol (April 2014)

Perioperative Management of Sleep Apnea (March 2014)

Baccalaureate Education in Nursing and Patient Outcomes (Feb 2014)

Guidelines for the Early Management of Patients With Acute Ischemic Stroke (Jan 2014)

Frequency of Hallway Ambulation by Hospitalized Older Adults on Medical Units of an Academic Hospital (Dec 2013)

ASPAN’s Evidence Based Clinical Practice Guideline for the Prevention and/or Management of PONV/PDNV (Oct 2013)

Bullying, Harassment and Horizontal Violence in the Nursing Workforce (Sept 2013)

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Research Updates on Hospital Acquired Infections (August 2013)

ACE Star Model (July 2013)